Lisa Cam

Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.
Lisa Cam
Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.

Latest from Lisa Cam

Prosperous Cantonese dining at Ying Jee Club in Central

Over the past two years, this luxurious and modern restaurant has proved itself to be a force to contend with

15 Mar 2019 - 4:30PM

Over the past two years, this luxurious and modern restaurant has proved itself to be a force to contend with

Prosperous Cantonese dining at Ying Jee Club in Central
Yan Toh Teen – a sparkling jewel in Hong Kong’s culinary crown

Menu includes time-honoured selection of Cantonese favourites including seafood, lobster and bird's nest

15 Mar 2019 - 4:15PM

Menu includes time-honoured selection of Cantonese favourites including seafood, lobster and bird's nest

Yan Toh Teen – a sparkling jewel in Hong Kong’s culinary crown
Tin Lung Heen sets bar high with 102nd-floor views and divine Chinese fare

Offerings from the kitchen are as spectacular as the vistas from Hong Kong’s tallest building

15 Mar 2019 - 4:00PM

Offerings from the kitchen are as spectacular as the vistas from Hong Kong’s tallest building

Tin Lung Heen sets bar high with 102nd-floor views and divine Chinese fare
There’s a good reason why this Michelin-star Kowloon eatery is called The Sky Boss

Food ranks high and extensive wine list helps diners drink in 101st-floor views

15 Mar 2019 - 3:45PM

Food ranks high and extensive wine list helps diners drink in 101st-floor views

There’s a good reason why this Michelin-star Kowloon eatery is called The Sky Boss
Why The Chairman in Central commands respect for Cantonese cuisine

Signatures include steamed fresh flowery crab with aged Shaoxing wine and forgotten dishes such as barbecued chicken liver with Chinese bun

15 Mar 2019 - 3:15PM

Signatures include steamed fresh flowery crab with aged Shaoxing wine and forgotten dishes such as barbecued chicken liver with Chinese bun

Why The Chairman in Central commands respect for Cantonese cuisine
Three Michelin-star T’ang Court has crowds coming back for more

Baked oysters in port wine, sautéed prawns, stir-fried Japanese Wagyu beef and Peking duck are among the offerings

15 Mar 2019 - 3:00PM

Baked oysters in port wine, sautéed prawns, stir-fried Japanese Wagyu beef and Peking duck are among the offerings

Three Michelin-star T’ang Court has crowds coming back for more
Summer Palace dishes up rarefied Cantonese cooking

Superb dim sum and range of double-boiled soups complement gourmet seafood menu

15 Mar 2019 - 2:45PM

Superb dim sum and range of double-boiled soups complement gourmet seafood menu

Summer Palace dishes up rarefied Cantonese cooking
Michelin-star chef Gordon Leung shines bright at Peninsula Hong Kong’s Spring Moon

Veteran of Fook Lam Moon and Peninsula hotel conjures up delights for the eye as well as taste buds

25 Mar 2019 - 3:22PM

Veteran of Fook Lam Moon and Peninsula hotel conjures up delights for the eye as well as taste buds

Michelin-star chef Gordon Leung shines bright at Peninsula Hong Kong’s Spring Moon
Feast like an emperor at Michelin-starred Shang Palace in Kowloon
  • Gold award-winning chef Cheung Long Yin presents divine dishes of fried
  • rice with minced Wagyu beef and pan-fried spotted grouper fillet
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 2:15PM
  • Gold award-winning chef Cheung Long Yin presents divine dishes of fried
  • rice with minced Wagyu beef and pan-fried spotted grouper fillet
  • Feast like an emperor at Michelin-starred Shang Palace in Kowloon
    Find some of Wan Chai’s best Cantonese food at One Harbour Road
  • Double-boiled soups and honey-roasted barbecued pork are among the dishes that make the menu as wonderful as the views of Victoria Harbour
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 2:00PM
  • Double-boiled soups and honey-roasted barbecued pork are among the dishes that make the menu as wonderful as the views of Victoria Harbour
  • Find some of Wan Chai’s best Cantonese food at One Harbour Road
    Jiangsu delicacies pack a delicious punch at Old Bailey in Central
  • Tai Kwun restaurant serves finely judged food, and the verdict is that dishes like Longjing tea-smoked pigeon and wok-fried mud crab are superb
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 1:45PM
  • Tai Kwun restaurant serves finely judged food, and the verdict is that dishes like Longjing tea-smoked pigeon and wok-fried mud crab are superb
  • Jiangsu delicacies pack a delicious punch at Old Bailey in Central
    Modern Chinese meets Americana at Central’s famed Mott 32

    Decadent dishes with a modern twist includes fried frog’s legs with pepper

    15 Mar 2019 - 1:30PM

    Decadent dishes with a modern twist includes fried frog’s legs with pepper

    Modern Chinese meets Americana at Central’s famed Mott 32
    Like Peking duck? It’s all about favourite classics at Mandarin Oriental’s Man Wah
  • Restaurant offers Peking duck, poached spotted grouper and double-boiled soups
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 1:15PM
  • Restaurant offers Peking duck, poached spotted grouper and double-boiled soups
  • Like Peking duck? It’s all about favourite classics at Mandarin Oriental’s Man Wah
    With three Michelin stars, Lung King Heen in Central sits high above the rest

    The restaurant serves excellent dim sum and à la carte dishes

    15 Mar 2019 - 1:00PM

    The restaurant serves excellent dim sum and à la carte dishes

    With three Michelin stars, Lung King Heen in Central sits high above the rest
    Imperial Treasure restaurant: a trove of Cantonese classics on Peking Road

    The Michelin-starred eatery serves roast boneless suckling pig and braised Wagyu beef cheek

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:30PM

    The Michelin-starred eatery serves roast boneless suckling pig and braised Wagyu beef cheek

    Imperial Treasure restaurant: a trove of Cantonese classics on Peking Road
    Why Hutong’s the hottest spot for spicy northern Chinese fare

    Spice lovers are in for a treat with delights like scallops tossed with shredded pomelo, beggar’s chicken, and steamed Alaska crab leg

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:15PM

    Spice lovers are in for a treat with delights like scallops tossed with shredded pomelo, beggar’s chicken, and steamed Alaska crab leg

    Why Hutong’s the hottest spot for spicy northern Chinese fare
    Fine dining with the rich and famous at Howard’s Gourmet in Central

    Guangzhou celebrity chef ensures no two meals at his eponymous eatery are ever the same

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:00PM

    Guangzhou celebrity chef ensures no two meals at his eponymous eatery are ever the same

    Fine dining with the rich and famous at Howard’s Gourmet in Central
    Fruit-encased beef and other exquisite fare at Hoi King Heen

    Four decades of experience is distilled into Leung Fai-hung’s exquisite creations

    15 Mar 2019 - 11:45AM

    Four decades of experience is distilled into Leung Fai-hung’s exquisite creations

    Fruit-encased beef and other exquisite fare at Hoi King Heen
    Hexa’s Instagram-ready dim sum is out of the ordinary

    Black shrimp dumplings with gold garnish and slow-cooked beef ribs are among the delectable dishes

    15 Mar 2019 - 11:30AM

    Black shrimp dumplings with gold garnish and slow-cooked beef ribs are among the delectable dishes

    Hexa’s Instagram-ready dim sum is out of the ordinary
    Revamped Guo Fu Lou in Central kicks fine dining up a notch

    Comfy space and good vibe to enjoy pepper beef sesame balls and jasmine tea smoked chicken

    15 Mar 2019 - 11:15AM

    Comfy space and good vibe to enjoy pepper beef sesame balls and jasmine tea smoked chicken

    Revamped Guo Fu Lou in Central kicks fine dining up a notch
    Heavenly abalone at the master chef-run Forum in Causeway Bay

    Signature dishes include bird’s nest, fried chicken and classic dim sum

    15 Mar 2019 - 11:00AM

    Signature dishes include bird’s nest, fried chicken and classic dim sum

    Heavenly abalone at the master chef-run Forum in Causeway Bay
    Savour seasonal specialities at Elite Dining, where the freshest ingredients are used

    Apart from the fine food and the attentive service, guests can enjoy the view

    25 Mar 2019 - 11:49AM

    Apart from the fine food and the attentive service, guests can enjoy the view

    Savour seasonal specialities at Elite Dining, where the freshest ingredients are used
    In the heart of Wan Chai, dining fit for a king at the lavish Dynasty

    The Hangzhou-style pork belly is a comfort food that melts in your mouth

    15 Mar 2019 - 10:30AM

    The Hangzhou-style pork belly is a comfort food that melts in your mouth

    In the heart of Wan Chai, dining fit for a king at the lavish Dynasty
    Hungry for Mongolian hotpot at Kowloon’s Dong Lai Shun

    Beijing and Huaiyang restaurant spices up its menu of seasonal dishes

    15 Mar 2019 - 10:15AM

    Beijing and Huaiyang restaurant spices up its menu of seasonal dishes

    Hungry for Mongolian hotpot at Kowloon’s Dong Lai Shun
    Celebrity chef Steve Lee Ka-ding is all about family-style flourish

    Black sesame rolls, barbecued pork and steamed chicken are must-tries served up by the showy TV stuntman

    15 Mar 2019 - 10:00AM

    Black sesame rolls, barbecued pork and steamed chicken are must-tries served up by the showy TV stuntman

    Celebrity chef Steve Lee Ka-ding is all about family-style flourish
    From barbecued pork to pig’s lung soup, China Tang knows how to do it right
  • With a grand menu and fantastic views, the restaurant attracts both executives and loyal patrons in its business-district location
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 9:45AM
  • With a grand menu and fantastic views, the restaurant attracts both executives and loyal patrons in its business-district location
  • From barbecued pork to pig’s lung soup, China Tang knows how to do it right
    Eight treasure soup with abalone and other delights at the award-winning Ming Court

    Also on the impressive menu is Neptune’s golden armour – deep-fried minced prawn on sliced fish

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:40PM

    Also on the impressive menu is Neptune’s golden armour – deep-fried minced prawn on sliced fish

    Eight treasure soup with abalone and other delights at the award-winning Ming Court
    Forget Captain Marvel, meet 4 Hongkongers who are making the world a better place

    Not all heroes wear capes. Here are four women who are taking no prisoners in the male dominated tech industry

    8 Mar 2019 - 10:07AM

    Not all heroes wear capes. Here are four women who are taking no prisoners in the male dominated tech industry

    Forget Captain Marvel, meet 4 Hongkongers who are making the world a better place
    Oscars 2019: who dressed the best – and the worst – on the night?

    Actor singer Billy Porter, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams and Gemma Chan all caught the eye at the awards ceremony... but was it in a good way?

    25 Feb 2019 - 6:53PM

    Actor singer Billy Porter, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams and Gemma Chan all caught the eye at the awards ceremony... but was it in a good way?

    Oscars 2019: who dressed the best – and the worst – on the night?
    Opinion | The ‘slant-eyes’ pose is just as offensive ‘blackface’

    While Gucci and Katy Perry responded to allegations of ‘blackface’, why have claims of ‘yellowface’ not led to the same reaction?

    16 Feb 2019 - 2:05PM

    While Gucci and Katy Perry responded to allegations of ‘blackface’, why have claims of ‘yellowface’ not led to the same reaction?

    The ‘slant-eyes’ pose is just as offensive ‘blackface’